Explore crystal growth with a fun hands-on investigation. This bundle contains all 3-grade level versions. A memorable experiment for multiple age levels. NGSS aligned for Structures and Properties of Matter.
Students will use the scientific method to answer the question:
Does the type of water affect the mass of borax crystals created?
This is the bundle version. You get all 3 for a discounted rate.
Included in each grade level version:
Teacher Guide and Background Information and Tips
Alignment to Standards
6 Page Student Investigation Journal
Teachers will love the step by step directions and journal layout. Students will enjoy seeing the crystals form. This is a great activity for science fairs, classrooms, clubs, or science camps. The multiple grade levels are perfect for the STEM or Science Lab Teacher.
The 2nd/3rd-grade investigation contains word boxes and more guidance. They complete one trial. The 4th/5th-grade investigation tests different types of water and students perform two trials. The 6th-8th-grade version expands to an if, then, because hypothesis, 4 types of water to test, and 3 trials. It really takes crystal growth up a notch.
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